SIT31016 Certificate III in Patisserie

CRICOS Code: 093808A

This course is covers the preparation of Gateaux, Tortes, and cakes and pastries using very delicate equipment and learning the fine art of sculpting cakes and pastries. This course can be completed in 12 months or 6 months. A student can do 6 months if they have completed a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or previous equivalent credits. Students who complete this course are in demand as Pastry chefs in leading hotels.

Eligibility: Domestic and International students
English requirement: Higher Intermediate or equivalent
Academic requirement: Completion of year 10 or equivalent
Duration: 1 year (52 weeks) divide into 4 terms or 6 months divide into 2 terms
Toolkit and uniform: Students are required to purchase a chef’s uniform and a Pastry kit
Study: Full-time study with minimum 20 hours per week
Course pathway: Certificate IV in Patisserie
Career opportunities: Pastry Chef
Study unit: Total of 23 units (17 core units and 6 elective units)

Unit Code Unit Name
CORE UNITS
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXINV002 Maintain the quality of perishable items
SITHCCC001 Use food preparation equipment
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHKOP001 Clean kitchen premises and equipment
SITHCCC005 Prepare dishes using basic methods of cookery
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITHPAT001 Product cakes
SITHPAT002 Produce gateaux, torten and cakes
SITHPAT003 Produce pastries
SITHPAT004 Produce yeast-based bakery products
SITHPAT005 Produce petits fours
SITHPAT006 Produce desserts
SITHCCC011 Use cookery skills effectively
ELECTIVE UNITS
SITHPAT007 Prepare and model marzipan
SITPAT008 Produce chocolate confectionery
SITHPAT009 Model sugar-based decorations
SITHCCC018 Prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
SITHPAT010 Design and produce sweet buffet showpieces
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee